Heather Morton

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BS Elementary Education Master's Degree Child and Family Studies

Heather Morton

Let me introduce myself to you! I have been teaching in NC for over 23 years. I attended Appalachian State University and then went on to obtain by Masters degree from UNC-Charlotte. My philosophy of teaching is that you need to focus on the whole child not just parts such as reading, math, etc. If we do not focus on all aspects of a child's development then he/she will never be successful in other areas.  One way to accomplish this goal is by creating a partnership with the families in my classroom. You are your child's first and most important teacher. By working together in a collaborative manner, we can ensure that your child will reach his/her fullest potential. 

When I am not teaching, I enjoy spending time with my family! I have a fifteen year old daughter that keeps me on my toes! We enjoy going to the beach for some relaxation and fun when time permits. 

I look forward to getting to know each of you this year!

 

  • Driver's License

    • To enter the school, you MUST bring a VALID Driver’s License to scan into the computer system                                                                                 

    before you can check your child out of school or enter

    the building.

    • It will record the number of times that you are entering and leaving the 

    school early/late.   

                                    

  • Sick

    • When your child is absent/late, due to a doctor’s appointment you must send a Doctor’s note with the following information:
    • Child’s Name
    • Date of absence(s)
    • Reason for absence
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     Supplies

    Kindergarten Supply List

    Headphones

    1 pair of Safety Scissors

    48 Glue Sticks

    4 packs of 24 Crayola crayons

    1 box of Kleenex

    1 pencil box (no bags!)

    1 plain white t-shirt (one size bigger)

     

    Wish List Items

    Amazon Gift Cards (to purchase cases for I-Pads)

    Laminate Pouches

       Ziploc bags all sizes

        Hand Sanitizer

    Clorox Wipes

    White and Colored Copy Paper

    White and Colored Cardstock Paper

    Band-Aides

    Color Expo Markers

    Juices boxes and extra snacks

     

     

  • DailySchedule

    Mrs. Morton’s Kindergarten Schedule

    8:25–8:55  Arrival (unpack, bathroom, quiet centers, manipulatives)

    8:55–9:00  Announcements

    9:00-9:10  Morning Meeting (greeting, sharing, activity)

    9:15–9:45  Whole Group (morning message, read aloud, and Fundations)

    9:50-10:50  Math Whole Group and Centers

    10:45–11:15  Lunch

    11:15-11:25  Bathroom and Read Aloud

    11:25-1:15    Literacy Block (reading groups, literacy centers, writing)

    1:20-1:50      Recess

    1:55 – 2:45   Enrichment Classes

    2:50-3:05      Snack

    3:05 – 3:45    Social Studies/Science/Daily Review

    Enrichment Schedule

                                                      Monday-STEM Class (library book due today!!!)

    Tuesday-Library

    Wednesday-Art

                                               Thursday-Music                                          

                                      Friday-PE (tennis shoes required!)  

     

School Announcements

  • Coronavirus Donation and Volunteer Information

    We are so thankful for our outpouring of support from our community during this time of need. Many people have called, emailed, and messaged looking for ways to volunteer or offer donations. In order to be able to organize this effort, we ask that anyone wishing to volunteer or supply donations fill out this brief support form.

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JCPS Announcements

  • Graduation Ceremony Information

    At this time, all traditional high school graduations are still planned for May 29. Graduation ceremonies for Johnston County Early College Academy and Johnston County Career and Technical Leadership Academy will now take place on May 16th, rather than the original date of May 15th.

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  • COVID-19 District Updates

    JCPS has created a COVID-19 COmmunication website. This site features all of the latest information surrounding COVID-19, including meal sites and delivery information, support opportunities, learning at home, and more.

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  • Board of Education Budget Work Session set for April 27

    The Johnston County Board of Education will hold a budget work session on Tuesday, April 27. The meeting will begin at 5:00 p.m. and be held in the Evander Simpson Building in Smithfield.

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